United Way India’s Flood Relief Efforts: Reaching Vulnerable Communities in Uttarakhand

06 February, 2024 by United Way India

Heavy rains in north India, starting around July 18,2023, brought devastation to Uttarakhand, claiming lives and causing significant property damage due to landslides and other rain-related incidents. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) attributes this unprecedented rainfall to the confluence of a western disturbance and monsoonal winds. The resulting destruction of connecting roads in Uttarakhand, along with neighboring states, has severely affected the movement of essential goods and commodities like grains, vegetables, and medicines. Immediate Relief in Chamoli District Uttarakhand, particularly Chamoli district, has borne the brunt of these natural calamities. More than 30 roads were blocked, leaving villages isolated and pilgrims stranded …

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United Way India’s Flood Rehabilitation Project: Nurturing Resilience in Kaziranga, Assam

06 February, 2024 by United Way India

  At United Way India, our commitment to disaster relief and community rehabilitation extends beyond immediate aid. Through a holistic approach, we aim to provide sustainable support to communities affected by natural disasters. In collaboration with our partners, we have impacted the lives of millions across India, and our latest initiative in Kaziranga, Assam, exemplifies our dedication to fostering resilience and preparedness in the face of annual flooding.  A Comprehensive Rehabilitation Approach The Flood Rehabilitation Project in Kaziranga, Assam, is a testament to our three-pronged approach in providing disaster relief support. We begin with immediate relief efforts, transition to mid-term relief, and ultimately …

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Rebuilding Lives: United Way India’s Response to Assam’s Flood Crisis in Barpeta

06 February, 2024 by United Way India

In 2022, the floods in Assam wreaked havoc in Barpeta, leaving behind a trail of destruction that affected not just lives but the very foundation of education and livelihoods. United Way India, driven by a commitment to rebuilding communities, undertook two crucial initiatives to address the immediate needs and ensure long-term resilience in the region. School Reconstruction Program: Restoring Education, Rebuilding Hope   The floods wreaked havoc on educational infrastructure in Barpeta, disrupting the learning environment for hundreds of school-going children. United Way India, in collaboration with its ground partner, undertook the reconstruction of the flood-affected Kharbali Lower Primary (LP) School in Barpeta, …

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